The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: November, 2014

A Postcard Home

postcards designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio

No Shrimp And Cod Fishing In Maine This Year

reposted from Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Large areas of the Gulf of Maine will be closed to cod fishing, federal regulators announced last week. The closures, now in effect, are in response to continuing declines in the cod fish population. The closure adds salt to an already sore wound. Last week, the Atlantic States Marine […]


photographs by Jonathan Ives

On Being A Photographer

photograph and text by John Ames The photographer’s wife upon seeing an unauthorized camera at the breakfast table…again.

Beachcombing series No.82

text and photographs by Jennifer Steen Booher Razor Clam (Ensis directus), lobster-claw band, Soft-shell Clam (Mya arenaria), beach stones, sea brick with Northern Rock barnacles (Semibalanus balanoides), Dog Whelk (Nucella lapillus), plastic chain, Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis), Green Crab (Carcinus maenas), sea coal, Common Slipper Shell (Crepidula fornicata), brick, sea glass, periwinkle encrusted with Coralline […]

A Postcard Home

postcards designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio

Kites And Ice Cream On Beech Hill

 photographs by Anneli Skaar Editor’s note: Back in September I was struck by these photos, taken by Anneli after the Coastal Mountain Landtrust’s “Kites and Ice Cream on Beech Hill” event. The jump of a child, the distance of a kite, the blue of the sky…I wish I had been there! I wanted to share […]

“Contours” Benefit Show For The Coastal Mountains Land Trust

painting by Jessica Ives exhibition by Carver Hill Gallery On First Friday, November 7, 2014, Carver Hill Gallery will host an opening reception for “Contours”, a benefit show for the Coastal Mountains Land Trust. The work in the show will celebrate one of the Land Trust’s properties, The Beech Hill preserve, and the 100th birthday of […]

Maine Farmland Trust